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Correspondence regarding the Planning and Founding of Connecticut College for Women , 1910-1918 (with gaps)


Scope and Contents

This series of correspondence details the formation of Connecticut College for Women. This includes responses to fundraising letters, discussions of trustee and staff positions, a sketch of a possible campus site, as well as letters of interest in the college from parents. There are also a large amount of letters from James Lee Love, which discuss his recommendation for a first President of the college and the final appointment of Dr. Sykes to the position.


  • 1910-1918 (with gaps)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


This collection is open to researchers


From the Collection: 0.625 Linear Feet (1 Hollinger Box, 1 Half Hollinger Box)


Repository Details

Part of the Linda Lear Center for Special Collections and Archives Repository

Conecticut College
270 Mohegan Ave
New London CT 06320 United States